you one answer, each will come up with their own number. >> there is no reason to filibuster this nomination. the president made his choice, coming off a very, very strong election, and, you know, as much as, you know, i may have an issue here or there with something hagel said or did in the past this is the president's choice. he's going to be accountable to the president, not to the republicans in the congress. quite honestly, mccain put it out there. this is personal, not even political. this is the fact that this man bucked the party establishment in 2007 in his views on the war, i think legitimately so, and the fact of the matter is so what. how do you now -- >> he can't be -- barack obama, president obama's chief defense, because he agrees with barack obama on the war. >> yeah. >> i'm sorry, joy. that is the irony here. attacking him for being the guy who gets along with obama. president obama and chuck hagel agree on so many thing. they're friends. >> right.